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  1. coldvod

    1980s GV tornado and magnum .21 running video

    Its runs! I hate the lsn (like the ones in the planes ) but it runs nice. I can't get it full throttle as it looks like it isnt engaging the spur fast enough/at all. Very happy my little "project" if it could even be called that. I also used the futaba magnum junior that came with it
  2. coldvod

    Weird that this engine doesn't have rings on it?

    Its a magnum .21 that was bought before the 90s it was made by thunder tiger. Just thought i'd be fun to show off some old engine parts
  3. coldvod

    Dynamite Big Red pull start after-market replacement

    The one that comes with it is terrible to say the least. I like the engine but that pull start design is atrocious. I break this pull start so quickly because a metal piece connects to the OWB hex. The metal piece strips the plastic pull start. This is the engine in case anyone's wondering...
  4. coldvod

    Is anyone always worried that you're running lean all the time?

    Even though they have all the signs that its just right ( or slightly rich ). I need reassurance that I'm not the only one who thinks of this constantly
  5. F

    Vintage RC: Identifying A Thunder Tiger TS4N

    Hello all, here is my beautiful like new TS4N. Does anyone know the exact model this is, or when it came out and was released? Mine has a 2 Speed transmission, but it doesn't have the green and yellow gears. It also has different shock towers? Thank you all!
  6. coldvod

    Savage Nitro brake not engaging when pressing the brake

    It's fun but I don't have brakes. I'm lazy and I don't feel like taking the whole brake, transmission and stuff etc. off my vehicle. Basically the brake linkage doesn't press the pad/compress it. The servo moves it. If you need me to provide video and/or photos I will provide them but at the...
  7. LeRoy

    Hi all new here.

    Hi hoping this is an easy question have a nitro redcat backdraft 3.5 hadn't been starting in 10+ years. Needed a new spur gear. Got it put back together and running but am now getting a screeching noise. You can hear at beginning of video
  8. D

    My first nitro rc just doesn't want to start. Any sort of help is needed...!

    I just got my first nitro rc 3 days ago (it's a HSP nitro rc monster truck 1:10 second hand) (with a SH 18 engine) and it basically looks new and is visually in great condition. Tho i haven't been able to start it yet (according to the previous owner he last started it in December and it should...
  9. JCsRCcar

    For Sale Traxxas Rustler Slider new not used for sale

    Up for sale is a brand new Rustler Nitro slider for sale. My intention was to actually build a mid motor mounted electric conversion with this but my son and I have lost interest and we just have too many cars so this is up for sale. This comes with everything you see in the pictures and as...
  10. R

    Help identifying a nitro RC car

    Hi.my name is george.can anyone help me identify that nitro cars;;
  11. A

    Thanks for all the help!

    Thanks for all the input on the previous post, my Nitro Slash is running better than ever, and it's more powerful than I ever thought!
  12. Sebkauff

    Nitro engine leaks

    I'm new to nitro so I need some help. About a week ago I was running my nitro buggy and 1: it was pretty hard to start but it ran fine for a bit, second time starting it it was very hard to start but I got it started. It died pretty fast and when I got the body off I noticed there was fuel...
  13. :D lmao

    best beginner nitro race buggy?

    I've been bashing around with nitro mt for quite some time now, and want to move into racing. just want something cheap and nice to beginn with:)
  14. WT119

    Traxxas T-Maxx .15 Classic Revival (Rebuild log)

    Hello, I started working on this thread a month ago but got caught up in life and waiting on parts. Now its time to share, Sorry for the mess your about to read. I recently got back into Nitro after years away from it/missing it and I'm rebuilding my trucks. I just rebuilt my SavageXL with a...
  15. :D lmao

    Does different nitro content really make a big impact on a car's performance?

    Q1: is it worth purchasing 20 or 25% nitro in Europe when u need a license for it? Q2: I'm running a stock 3,3 engine and wanna know if switching from 20% to 16% really is a night and day difference? Q3: Will fuel with a lower nitro content decreases the life of the engine? Q4: I'm into buying...
  16. Lefse

    Getting my old Nanda BD8 into shape.

    Welp, time for my first build thread. This will be a build thread for my old beat up Nanda BD8, I'm gonna transform it from a broken and outdated old buggy to a frisky updated buggy basher. Last fall I took it out of the basement and fired up after sitting in the basement for several years and...
  17. D3MON

    D3MON's LRP S8 Rebel BX, LE- Pic heavy

    hey guys! been meaning to start a progress/build thread about this for awhile, but just havent been able to, just a really interesting piece (at least to me) so wanted to keep a detailed log of the project. for the most part, wanted to keep it as OE as possible, just because of what it is, and...
  18. D

    Nitro RC

    Hi , my son has got into RC electric cars he has started to race them down our local club. It's something that I want to get into as well but the nitro RC car not the electric. I have heard a few opinions from people about cars which vary completely and am hoping to get some advice as to which...
  19. M

    Need help to ID car!

    Hiya, I need help to ID my car. It’s an old Kyosho I got gifted from a family friend a few years ago and I can’t remember what it’s called. I don’t have the best pictures but if anyone knows I’d be super grateful. I’m not home at the moment so can’t simply check what it is for a while and need...
  20. NewToRc&Nitro

    First RC and starting with Nitro and I'm Clueless to how i assemble it. Any help is awesome.

    I just got a pre owned nitro jato a few weeks back and the engine attached was a TRX 3.3 and the previous owner had broken the piston rod, he made sure I was aware and gave me a Discontinued OS Max 18 cvr nitro engine that has never been ran with it. How do I piece this thing together and should...
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